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Brief: Housing program awarded $300K

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news Worthington, 56187

Worthington Minnesota 300 11th Street / P.O. Box 639 56187

WORTHINGTON -- The Worthington City Council voted this week to award $300,000 in hospital sale proceeds to Worthington Rediscovered.

It is the first influx of money to the program since 2008, when funding was halted due to Local Government Aid cuts.

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The program was established in 2006 to provide financial assistance to anyone wishing to remove sub-standard housing units throughout the community and replace them with new, higher-valued developments.

Properties at 627 13th St., 516 Humiston Ave. and 516 Second Ave. have benefited from the program, said Brad Chapulis, director of community and economic development.

Call 372-8640 for more information.

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